Champion League, Atletico Madrid Stunned Bayern Munich
Atletico Madrid stunned Bayern Munich at Champion League semi-finel at Vicente Calderon on Wednesday. The Spanish under -12 international skipped past four Bayern players before firing into the far corner to give Atletico the perfect start after 11 minutes.
Bayern dominated for long spells but not closed enough to stop goal. Atletico will be travelling to Bavaria for return next Tuesday looking to complete te job to reach their second final in three years and exact revenge for their defeat to Bayern in the 1974 final.
Saul,’’ I always had my eye on the goal, it’s the most beautiful and most important goal I’ve scored’’, told BeIN Sport Spain.
Bayern munich lost the first legs of semi-finals in the previous two season to Real Madrid and Barcelona on their way out of the competition. The German champions must turn the tie around if couch Pep Guardiola is to avoid missing out in Champion League.
Atletico Madrid stunned Bayern Munich, but nearly gifted a Bayern and egualizer immediately as Jose Maria Gimenez’s miscued and Atletico side. Which hasn’t conceded at home in their last seven champion League knockout ties, Bayern were dominant in possession,but struggled to create differences against Atletico.
Bayern couldn’t have made a worse start once more in the Spanish capital as, roared on by a vociferous support Atletico flew out of the blocks early on. The first half was closer to what we wanted and the second-half was much closer to what they wanted from start.
Bayern were completely dominant after the first-half tired and dropped deeper towards their own goal. Future Manchester city boss eventually called upon the German world Cup winner and Frank Ribery in search of vital away goal.
Once more Atletico had the best chance to proved and to put the tie beyond the German champions in final stage.